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Another day, another round of corporate layoffs. Liz Claiborne and PNC Financial Services became the latest companies to announce job cuts on Tuesday
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A major US retailer announced job cuts Monday amid worries about the fate of the stimulus plan, while a big Wall Street firm has further job cuts in store, according to reports.
A major US retailer announced job cuts Monday amid worries about the fate of the stimulus plan and the economy.
Alan Gayle says it's time for a cautious move back into the stock market. "We see what I would call a transition from the problems...and the promise of the stimulus package that is coming forward in addition to the Fed easing and the like that we've seen," the senior investment strategist at RidgeWorth Capital Management told CNBC.
Companies are cutting jobs by the tens of thousands. State and local governments are penny-pinching, too. So what about Uncle Sam?
More companies announced layoffs on Thursday as the employment picture continued to dim.
This week alone, U.S. companies including Sprint, Home Depot, Caterpillar, Texas Instruments, and others announced they would cut more than 60,000 jobs.
Following are the day's biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Home Depot and Wellpoint popped while Legg Mason and Novartis dropped.
More companies announced layoffs on Tuesday as the employment picture continued to dim.
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Major indexes finished higher after a yo-yo session Monday, with banks ending mixed after several attempts at a rally.
Stocks rallied, led by banks, after a wobbly open Monday. The market also got a boost from a blockbuster pharma deal, which helped overshadow a gloomy outlook from Caterpillar and other earnings worries.
Stocks got a boost from a better-than-expected report on the housing market, which overshadowed Caterpillar's gloomy outlook and other earnings worries.
Another round of layoffs was announced by big-name companies Monday, adding to the gloom over rising unemployment.
Caterpillar posted fourth-quarter profit of $661 million, or $1.08 per share Monday morning, compared to $975 million or $1.50 per share in the prior year period. CAT, which also says it is will offer buyouts to 25,000 employees, dropped more than 8 percent five minutes after the open. Here's how I'm playing it!
Stock index futures pointed to a dip at the opening, despite a mega-deal brewing in the pharmaceutical sector.